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. the refs will be taking the field starting tonight as the browns take on the ravens in baltimore. the fans got loud getting this deal done with more than 70,000 fans around the world making their voices heard in voicemails to nfl offices after the monday night game that gave the seahawks a win over the packers in one of the most controversial calls in nfl history. nfl commissioner roger goodell said this. this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. yes, we do. live at the news desk, tony tull, news4. >>> this morning, more than 1,000 pepco workers are a step closer to going on strike. union reps will go back to pepco to try to get a new deal. if no deal is reached, workers will vote on whether to strike. the labor battle comes as pep co got the go ahead for a rate hike in the district. the d.c. public service commission approved a partial rate increase and that can mean an extra $2.60 a month for the average customer. >>> ken cuccinelli approved a plan to impose strict
bargaining agreement. the longest in nfl history. starting tonight in baltimore, replacement refs will no longer officiate nfl games. roger goodell temporarily lifted the lockout but officials will still meet on friday and saturday to vote on the agreement. goodell had this to say about ending the lockout. "this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating." the eight-year term will cover the referees through the 2019 nfl season. >>> virginia will take center stage again today in the race for the white house. both candidates will be campaigning in the commonwealth. mitt romney will be in springfield at american legion post 176. president obama is holding a rally in virginia beach today. both candidates' running mates have been stumping for votes in virginia as well. vice president joe biden was in chesterfield county on tuesday. republican nominee paul ryan made two stops in the commonwealth last week. both candidates were in ohio yesterday. president obama spoke at
when the baltimore ravens host the cleveland browns. jason carroll is here. the league had to move quickly. >> a lot of relief there. >> this was spiraling out of control. >> absolutely. we all remember what happened during that monday night game. 70,000 calls to the nfl because of that one particular play. there was definitely a lot of incentive to get back to the table and get this thing fixed. both sides working late into the night to make sure they could get a deal that both sides could be happy with. reaction coming in early this morning. the nfl commissioner basically saying this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better, the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. also coming in to us, reaction coming in also from the referee association president saying we are glad to be getting back on the field for this week's game. it could not have come any sooner, especially with tonight's game with the browns versus the ravens. >> this is an eight-year deal, which sun precedented. who got the better end of the
the regular refs cacall tonight's browns/ravens games in baltimore. in a statement, roger goodell said, we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field. and i want to give a special thanks to nfl fans for their passion. now, it's time to put the focus on the teams and players where it belongs. this end to monday night's packers/seahawks game. two replacement refs make different calls. >> this is comical to me, really. >> reporter: ultimately ruling what looked like an interception a touchdown. the call infuriated announcers, players and fans. >> bring the guys back now. >> beyond you and i in the sports world and football people, this went to the "today" show, "good morning america," it was national conversation. >> reporter: monday's finish and other embarrassing calls by replacement refs brought a new sense of urgency to strike a deal. c.j. spiller of the buffalo bills tweeted, welcome back, refs. glad y'all got a deal done. but thanks to replacement refs for doing their best. the refs will see a boost in salary over the next several seasons. and the nfl will g
about the refs like they used to >> i know, fans, too, but i got believe at ravens stadium in baltimore tonight that there will be a standing ovation when the real refs take the field. >> the honeymoon. the honeymoon. you know what it is with honeymoons, they never last. >> jason carol, many thanks to you. >>> today at the united nations, the middle east takes center stage and the diplomats will hear two very different views of the world, the headliner, most likely, israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu will issue dire warnings on the nuclear program and the threat it poses to the world and they will hear from president mahmoud abarks one year after his failed plea for statehood, he will seek a modest goal, a nonstate membership to the united nations. the issue of palestinian state hood was championed in one of wednesday's most highly anticipated speeches, came from egypt. 's newly elected president and the former leader of the muslim brotherhood. he called on the united states to support palestinian rights just as it did the arab uprisings. >> just as you've support the revolutio
game in baltimore tonight. it's an eight-year deal that takes the refs through the 2019 season. some pension reforms that the owners wanted, nice pay increases for the refs, hitting $200,000 a season in 2019. remember, these are mostly part-timers; right? and to give the owners some flexibility in benching refs it deems underperforming. the league will have the option to start hiring its own officials. nfl commissioner roger goodell said the agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams players fans want and deserve both consistency and quality officiating. one football great says after the blown calls by the replacement officials, the league had to cut a deal. >> they were doing all right until they put the replacement referees in. it was a debacle. it was an embarrassment. they had to cave because the game was being compromised. peter: the refs will vote on the agreement friday and saturday will be back on the fields for sunday's games. dagen and connell. connell: by the way everybody keeps saying the lockout -- it is temporarily lifted tonight;
to be gone tomorrow. >> we are not on assignment. you are going to baltimore with some friends. >> a girlfriend reunion. >> yeah, i'm going to new orleans. going to new orleans to chill out for a little bit and say good-bye to the daily staff of the "times-picayune." different story. we'll see you get together tuesday. short little break. >> in a moment, the all-important poll numbers, 40 days to go. ahead, breaking news back in the game. the nfl and referees hammering out a deal. ending that long lockout. the agreement coming 48 hours after that fiasco on the field in seattle. >> oh, sports fans, collective sigh of relief across football nation today. deal done. >>> also this half hour, 'tis the season, retailers ramping up their holiday hiring with hundreds of thousand of jobs up for grabs. a lot of folks looking for work. this is the time to get on the payroll. >>> later for you moms and pops out there, we will share best new ideas to make life with the kids easier. our feature, segment, called "parents' picks." >> your segment, what's up. learn cool stuff, all the parents o
refs replace the replacements as of tonight's game between the cleveland browns and baltimore ravens in baltimore. live report on the deal what the refs will get. monday night's game made everybody blink including the league. >>> mea
referees are out. regular officials will be back tonight at the browns/ravens game in baltimore. they reached a deal overnight that follows two days of marathon talks and three weeks of controversy over mistakes by the replacement refs. >> the eight-year agreement increases the average salary from $149,000 a year to $205,000 in 2019. it also settles a dispute over referees' pensions. this morning james brown of the nfl today told us fans and players will be glad to have the regular refs back. then it will be back to business as usual. >> they always have been appreciated, but make no mistake about it, they are some of the most competent officials in any sport globally. however, while the fans may well greet them with a standing ovation later tonight, the players and coaches will be glad to have them back, somewhere in the first quarter with the first blown call, even with the most competent officials, they will be booed. this is an oxymoron, but they will be lovingly booed as well. >> and both president obama and mitt romney are campaigning in the battleground state of virginia
spoke forts news. the nfl refs were back on the field last night . joe flacco had 356 yards as baltimore beat the browns 23-16. baltimore improves to 3-1 with its ninth straight win over cleveland. >> cleveland is 0-4, right? >> i don't know. >> that was neel kashkari, he was winie inwhining they were 0 so now they're 0-4. >> in illinois today, europe begins its defense of the ryder cup. four matches this morning and four more matching in the afternoon. rory mcilroy and graham mcdowell within the first to tee off against jim furyk and snedeker. >> so we're hoping for him. no tiger/rory match-up today. and you remember somebody -- norman said that rory mcilroy intimidating tiger. nobody intimidates tiger. >> you would. >> i don't intimidate tiger or his caddie. he got rid of that thug. i think he's now with adam scott. but then the guy said adam scott won some average tournament and he said it was the greatest caddying game. i think he's a kiwi, isn't he? anyway, now today's weather forecast. alex wall larks i was trying to find out when on nbc the ryder cup starts today. >> i'll find out
will be back and they'll be back tonight playing in baltimore. but romney continues his push on national securityish shies at an event at a military college in pennsylvania tomorrow. that is a state where he is trailing the president according to recent polls. but it's one the campaign thinks it could put into play, wolf. >> why do they think that? the polls have been very lopsided in pennsylvania not just recently but for weeks and weeks. >> they've looked at that state for some time. they think it's something they could put in play. obviously they know it would be an uphill battle because in recent elections that state has been pretty solidly blue. but, wolf, i have to tell you even though these recent battleground polls have shown romney falling behind in places like ohio and florida, if you look at the attitude of the campaign, they are showing no worry, no concern. they are confident they will make up ground during the debates and this will still be a tight election come election day. >> still plenty of time to go. three debates. a lot can clearly happen. i haven't seen the romney f
in an eight-year deal. the regular refs will be back on the field for tonight's game against the baltimore ravens and the cleveland browns. >>> voters start casting early votes in the swing state of iowa today where opinion polls are putting president obama in the lead over mitt romney. but the president has his eye on other battleground states too as he releases a new two-minute television ad. in it, he takes on romney's economic plan and lays out a plan to spur job creation. meanwhile, romney's campaigning today in virginia where he'll talk to veterans at an american legion post. >>> a new search effort this morning for teamsters' leader jimmy hoffa' missing since 1975' as police sample soil in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot some 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough that he believes what he saw, that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the timeline doesn't exactly add up to be mr. ho
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